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Budget Politics

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Budget Politics

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NPR's David Welna reports from Capitol Hill that lawmakers are balking at President Bush's request for an additional $18 billion in defense spending. Both Democrats and Republicans say the president needs to give a better accounting of where the money will come from, and what he plans to do with it.